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Debt Funds Continue to Gain US Lending Market Share

Jim Costello / September 19th, 2019

The U.S. commercial mortgage market is as competitive as ever. Debt funds have continued to gain market share and for the first half of 2019...

Opportunity Zone Lending? Capital Is Already Active

Jim Costello / April 2nd, 2019

Patterns of lending within the Qualified Opportunity Zone geographies (QOZs) of the U.S. suggest that many...

US Lending Market Gets More Competitive in 2018

Jim Costello / March 21st, 2019

The commercial mortgage market got more competitive in 2018 with six out of the eight lender categories tracked by Real Capital Analytics each capturing...

Which US Lender Groups Are Gaining Ground?

Jim Costello / September 20th, 2018

The U.S. commercial real estate debt markets are now as competitive as ever. Despite the upward move of the long-end of the yield curve over the last year and a half, commercial mortgage rates have not...

Changing Gatekeepers of Construction Financing

Jim Costello / May 29th, 2018

The Dodd-Frank reform passed last week includes provisions which will clarify certain U.S. rules on bank lending for real estate construction. Those rules were implemented in 2015 and the competitive...

Non-Traditional Lenders Gain Ground

Jim Costello / March 15th, 2018

Non-traditional lenders are gaining ground in the market for commercial property lending. Our US Capital Trends report to be released next week will show that financial companies and private lenders...

RCA Insights: Most Popular of 2017

Simon Mallinson / December 22nd, 2017

Over 2017 the expert authors on the Real Capital Analytics Insights blog have covered topics ranging from apartment asking prices in the U.S. to the overseas expansion of South Korean investors, and from...

Can Value-Add Deals Still Be Found?

Elizabeth Szep / September 18th, 2017

Record-low cap rates in the U.S. are making it harder for investors to hit their required rates of return. This challenge has pushed some investors up the risk spectrum towards a value-add strategy. But...

Did US Investors Lean Towards Risk in 2016?

Jim Costello / February 15th, 2017

Investors at the beginning of 2016 expected to see a shift in risk-taking last year. The move to risk can take two forms - either market tier risk or investment style risk - and investor sentiment in ULI's...

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